In this week's Your Fellow Americans's video from local PBS station KCPT, the Caudillo family discuss the importance of maintaining their Latino culture, the impact of learning or not learning Spanish, and the fact that the children don't feel as connected to the Latino culture as they would like.
Whether comedy or tragedy, the works of Shakespeare are timeless when it comes to human relationships. Many stories of love unrequited, love postponed and even love lost still resonate. Which play hits the nail on the head for your romantic life? Take our quiz!
Starting Feb. 16, the Vatican will offer free shaves and haircuts to the homeless every Monday in St. Peter's Square. The project is being spearheaded by Pope Francis' almoner, Konrad Krajewski, who was inspired by a homeless man named Franco. Continue reading →
Nearly 300 volunteers have until 2 a.m. to find and survey every homeless person they can find on the streets of Washington, D.C. It’s part of Department of Housing and Urban Development's annual point-in-time count of the homeless.
This Day in History: Beginning on January 30, 1968, Vietcong units surged into action over the length and breadth of South Vietnam. The action over the following months became known as the Tet Offensive.
Watch the preview for the upcoming American Experience film, “Last Days of Vietnam," which is nominated for an Academy Award® for Documentary Feature.
King Lear is universally acknowledged as one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragic roles. Be sure to tune in tonight for King Lear with Christopher Plummer on Shakespeare Uncovered, right after A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Hugh Bonneville at 9/8c: http://to.pbs.org/1H9qvep
"American Sniper" has been nominated for six Academy Awards and is on track to be the biggest box-office war film ever. But the drama based on the life of a late Navy Seal, said to be the most lethal sharpshooter in U.S. military history, has rekindled debate about the Iraq war and the glorification…
Scientists and the public agree on very little when it comes climate change, childhood vaccine requirements and more, but both groups feel more pessimistic about the direction of science, according to a new study released today from the Pew Research Center.
On Sunday, a pilot who ran out of fuel 235 miles off the coast of Maui ditched his plane in the Pacific Ocean by activating its ballistic recovery system. That’s a fancy term for an emergency parachute ... for the whole plane.
January 30, 2015 at 1:00 am
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